Exhausted US Marines sprawl all over beaches while they wait for their LC to arrive and take them off Guadalcanal. The Marines had been left on the island for four months fighting the Japanese, all with waning supplies and growing wounded before the Army arrived to relieve them.
6th Division Marines Pinned Down in Okinawa Temporarily, during their fight among the wrecked homes and rubble of Naha, capital city of Okinawa island, Sixth Division Marines are pinned down by the fire of the Japs. They take cover behind a wall and one peers cautiously around the corner to see what is ahead of them. The first two on the left pack M-1 carbines , the third looking around the corner a Garand rifle.
Vickers machine gun. Vickers machine gun from the 18-th Infantry Brigade of the Australian 7th Division 7 firing on Japanese near Balikpapan on the island of Borneo 2nd July 1945 (Dutch East-India, Indonesia).